A teen from Weeki Wachee is dead and another is critically injured in a traffic crash on Wednesday afternoon in Hernando County.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, 17-year-old Garret William Herman was heading south on U.S. 19 in his 2001 Ford Mustang. Herman attempted to turn left on Country Road and traveled into the path of a 2013 Dodge Pickup truck that was heading north which was driven by 60-year-old Eugene Bonano.
Herman was rushed to St. Joseph’s Hospital and is in critical condition and his 16-year-old passenger, Seth Leathers was deceased on the scene.
The other driver of the vehicle, Bonano, was not injured in the accident.